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Autonomy and participation

Autonomy and participation are considered to be essential indicators of welfare, and reflect the very human and personal aspects of individuality, and workplace and community interactions that are vital to positive wellbeing. Data relating to autonomy the capacity to have freedom of opportunity and choice in daily living and participation in the community provide information on personal and environmental factors that make up welfare.

Further sub-dimensions are autonomy and participation:

education and knowledge, economic resources, employment, transport and communication, and recreational use of time.

These indicators not only identify our individual resources and our national employment patterns, but also reflect the ways in which Australians interact within society.

Indicators in this framework

Dimensions of this framework